IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 850-08
October 06, 2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. William P. Rudd, 27, of Madisonville, Ky., died Oct. 5 of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire while on a combat patrol in Mosul, Iraq. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

For more information, media may contact the Fort Benning public affairs office at (706) 545-3512 and after hours at (706) 545-2218.

Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman